- October 28, 2010
Early adopters are tapping predictive analytics to foretell customer behavior at the individual level to reduce churn and identify up-sell opportunities.
- October 26, 2010
Predictive analytics software holds much promise, but to be effective it must be tied to action, according to experts. Oh, and don’t forget about data governance and data quality.
- October 18, 2010
Specialized data analytics software called computer-assisted audit technology (CAAT) can help companies identify fraud and missed billing opportunities.
- October 08, 2010
Deployments of data analytics tools often hinge on people and process issues as much as technical ones. Get tips on how to be successful on business analytics software projects.
- October 06, 2010
Learn about key business analytics trends and get advice on evaluating and deploying new types of analytic technologies, including in-memory analytics and in-database analytics.
- October 05, 2010
Packaged business analytics tools can help guide the process of aligning business and IT goals, but there are some drawbacks, according to analysts and technology professionals.
- September 29, 2010
Improvements in three technologies -- data visualization, social media analytics and unstructured data analytics – could help bring business intelligence to the masses.
- September 15, 2010
The R open source analytics programming language produces stunning data visualizations but requires a statistician’s expertise. Revolution Analytics is trying to change that.
- September 10, 2010
Rather than reducing benefits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City uses data analytics to improve patient health and reduce costs.
- August 24, 2010
Data analytics can help drive better business decisions, according to users and analysts. But creating an analytics business culture usually requires high-level executive support.
- August 19, 2010
Successful business analytics software projects require a strong focus on data quality, data integration and overcoming the challenges of advanced analytics tools, analysts say.
- August 18, 2010
While it may be tempting to place an advanced data analytics team within IT or a BI group, experts say most successful analytics initiatives take a more decentralized approach.
- August 17, 2010
Data analytics skills are in high demand, so organizations looking to start a business analytics program and staff up an analytics team had better be ready to open their checkbooks.
- August 05, 2010
Gartner’s Bill Gassman says organizations should tap pattern recognition to make the most of growing data volumes.
- July 20, 2010
To get social media analytics right, companies should be prepared to experiment with multiple technologies and approaches.